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. >> will the debate be different in america after the new town school massacre. -- newtown school massacre? >> german policymakers say the countries making good progress and plans to phase out nuclear energy and increase its dependence on renewable energy. >> in berlin this morning, they delivered their first assessment of infrastructure changes that will be needed to phase out nuclear power by 2020. >> with federal elections next year, energy is a key policy issue, and the government says 10 billion euros is being invested to keep the country's infrastructure up to date. >> germany's economics minister and environment ministers say they want to work together to complete the country's energy transformation. in the past, they have squabbled about details, but now, they say they are united. >> we are going to reach our goals. environmental protection by phasing of nuclear energy and expanding the use of renewals, ensuring energy security despite turning off eight nuclear plants, and a third aspect -- to make it affordable. >> the economics minister has often warned against soaring energy costs. prices
to the pacific coast of north america by june of next year. >>> international organizations are denouncing a tax on health workers in pakistan this week. the violence put a halt to vaccine work in the country. our reporter in bangkok has more. >>> gunmen shot and killed 12 members of polio vaccination teams in separate incidents around pakistan this week. the united nations is protecting staff members in the country by taking them off duty. the u.n. has responded to the attacks. >> the killing of health workers in pakistan were cruel, senseless and inexcusable acts that i condemn in the strongest of terms. those killed were among thousands across pakistan, especially women who are working selflessly. >> the world health organization is also speaking out against the violence, saying it is depriving the population of potentially life-saving health care. >> irrespective of the circumstances of the situation, attacks on health workers, health facilities or health services are completely unacceptable. >> women health workers held protests in the southern city of karachi and in the capital islamabad.
. >> america had a moment of silence for the victims of the newtown massacre. exactly one week ago, a young man armed with a semiautomatic rifle gunned down 20 people in connecticut. meanwhile, the national rifle association has taken a hard- line stance on the issue, calling for armed security guards in every american school to protect students. >> the gun owner's organization has proposed the establishment of a national school shield program, saying a bad guy with a gun can only be stopped by a good guy with a gun. the head of the inner raymond it clear that the nra opposes new gun laws. pro-gun control activists twice disrupted the press conference in washington. russian president vladimir putin has made sharp comments about a european energy law, saying it causes confusion and undermined trust. russia is the biggest exporter of energy to europe. >> putin was speaking in brussels, where he has been holding talks with eu leaders. his first visit after he was reelected. although russia and the you are close trading partners, there are various contentious issues which divide them. >> vladimir p
a few months before america could face a new recession. >> thank you so much. >> talking about money, time to check out the market numbers. it was a bit of a surge on the u.s. markets. that has come back tonight but it is still holding at 12991. eurostoxx 50. euro trading down $1.3194. >> secretary of state henry clinton in the hospital due to a blood clot from the concussion she's a reporter earlier this month. >> she is under observation and will be in the hospital at least until tuesday. she is 65 years old. she has stated that she will be stepping down next month. the egyptian pound continues to fall against the u.s. dollar despite financial authorities tried to hold it from sliding. mohamed morsi expects that it will stabilize. >> political turmoil has sent worried egyptian scrambling to change their currency into pounds and dollars. they are imposing controls on how much cash can physically be carried out of the country. >> the latest attempt to stabilize the currency has had little impact on it slide. beside reserves in its currency auction, the egyptian pound falling to a new
. a dramatic and high-profile murder case is unfolding in central america. >> the software guru john mcafee has been arrested after crossing the border illegally from his adopted country of belize, where he is wanted for questioning in the murder of his neighbor, but he says the government is after him because he refused to give in to corruption. >> the name might sound familiar because he is the creator of mcafee virus protection program. then he dismissed the arrest as a ploy to stop him from talking to the press. he had been planning to claim his innocence once again in the murder of his neighbor. the case has attracted huge attention around the world since mcafee wrote blog entries and gave interviews after fleeing belize when police wanted to question him. mcafee is not the main suspect, but police regard him as a person of interest. the victim was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head on november 11. he was alleged to have quarreled with mcafee because the famous software developer let his dogs run around without a leash. a few days before the murder, some of those dogs were found d
freezing point in seoul and bejing, minus 17 in ul lambator. 20 in hong kong. to the americas, you are just getting a smashing of snow over the northern rockies, not too much going on through central and northern portions of the continent. a frontal system moves further toward the atlantic. let's show you what happened when the front moved through. video of the wisconsin. as it moved across the dakotas and great lakes region, plows out in full force in wisconsin. traffic obviously crawling there due to slick roads, but skiers and snowboarders took to the slopes for the first time this year after the winter storm dumped plenty of fresh powder. not everyone was enjoying the snow, however, and there were more than 20 car crashes reported across minnesota. as a result of the early season storm. most of them stuck in ditches or in snow banks. now, after that cold front passes, temperatures are really going to be falling across much of the east. let's show you some of the figures. in chicago, you are down to 2 degrees for your high. 4 degrees in oklahoma city. 11 in houston. tuesday, you will see
to the south and the tropics, into the 30s there. let's head on into the americas. central portions are looking calm and clear. a storm from the pacific, dropping down from b.c. to central california. chilly showers to post coastal areas. and we'll be seeing some snow, a few inches on the sierra nevadas and moving inland as well. strongest gusts bringing temperatures down in portions of southern california in the next couple of days. out toward the east, we've been watching a stubborn system move away out over the atlantic, but what will be left over is heavy showers in the eastern gulf states as well as in the florida peninsula and you can see some severe thunderstorms erupting there too. here are temperatures. a big drop out in the northeast. new york city, 9 degrees today. 9 in d.c. a drop of 10 degrees between monday and tuesday. further up toward the north. that's your high temperature. winnipeg, minus 20. high temperature, even down to houston, 13 for the high. but overnight lows will be around the freezing point. as for europe, not too much to worry about for western and central location
.s. america's re-industrialization is something we are noticing. we are seeing substantial gains in asia, not just in china, but also in the asean countries. >> the industry engineer -- the engineering industry is expecting high turnover. experts are optimistic the upward trend will continue next year. they are hoping the global demand will continue to keep the eurozone crisis at bay. >> to the markets. worries about the future of the german economy weighed on markets. we have this a bit from the frankfurt stock exchange. -- this update from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> the dax closed down at the highest level since five years, the day before. some profit-taking. shares have been dragged down by concerns that the german economy might cool down pretty soon. the ifo institute lowered its growth expectations for the german economy. the federal reserve seems to be quite pessimistic. looking at the u.s. economy, the fed thinks that the unemployment rate will stay very high next year. >> let's take a quick look at some market numbers. the dax closed at 7569. the euro stoxx 50 ended the day
with a high of 24. moving into america, wet and windy conditions common for the west, a series of lows moving into the western pacific and heavy mountain snow. blizzard warnings are posted for parts of washington and oregon. snow about 50 centimetres and gusts of 80 kilometres power on the cars. things are getting very active. here things remaining wet and windy on your monday. out east thundershowers for the southern parts of the plains up into the east and northeast. icy participation for southern quebec and parts of the new england states, and there will be a risk of severe weather happening in southeastern texas and central parts of the gulf state. there will be a risk of thunderstorms, gusty winds and even tornadoes into tonight. severe weather will be shifting toward the east as we're heading toward your monday. despite rainy weather, temperatures way above average. 14 degrees in washington, d.c. that's about 60 degrees higher than seasonal. finally let's go over to the european continent. lots of things are going on. heavy precipitation for parts of the british isles. wet and windy wea
is into the pacific northwest and into north america where we have plenty of snow showers here and over idaho and montana. much of the northern rockies could be seeing 30 to 60 centimeters not to mention the winds gusting near 100 kilome r kilometers an hour. all the lines close together indicates the strong wind gusts and blizzard warnings. very messy situation. also we're seeing messy weather into the ohio river valley pushing to into the northeast. new england, you're expecting freezing rain, five to ten millimeters going into your tuesday. this just continues to push here. definitely a very serious situation as far as driving across these areas. make for some very slippery roads. do slow down across this region. fen even if you have flights, there could be delays. new york, your temperature is 9 degrees on this monday. chicago, you've been going for a while without snowfall. the last snow has been in march. still, seeing some cold temperatures though over chicago. high of 5. winnipeg at minus 9 here. starting off your work week. now as we look towards europe into the british aisles, also
over towards the americas, we continue to watch a series of storm systems here into the west. that has been bringing already some gusty winds actually in utah here. you saw 153-kilometer-per-hour winds day. it will push off in the next 24 hours and bring in gusty winds and this heaviy snowfall. 20 centimeters anywhere in the black. some isolated areas into higher elevations could keep upwards of 60 centimeters of snowfall. not just here but a separate storm system pushing onshore in british columbia. that will bring heavy snowfall for you. this one not just affecting this area. as we look into the next several days, it is going to be cruising out over the central plains bringing with it some blizzard-like conditions and winds gusting around 50 to 60 kilometers per hour reducing visibility with the blowing snow mixed in there. eventually off towards the great lakes into the northeast. anybody who has travel plans across any major cities in this region going slew thursday and friday and even into the weekend. you're going to want to check in on this ahead of time, especially if you go ho
, the gun debate in america is bubbling back up to the surface. one american politicians said the tragedy could have been prevented if the school principal had a weapon of her own. >> i wish to god she have had an m-4 in her office so she could have pulled it out and she did not have to lunch heroically with nothing in her hands, but she takes him out. >> there are also signs public opinion is turning in favor of tighter restrictions. polls show half of americans now favor stricter gun control laws. before the massacre in newtown, it was 42%. even some longtime supporters of gun rights have joined the cause. >> as an nra member, i believe enough is enough. we need to come to the table and end up with appropriate restrictions. >> senator dianne feinstein, democrat of california, has pledged to introduce legislation early next year to ban certain assault weapons, but the powerful gun lobby is almost certain to make it difficult to get such a powerful bill through congress. >> the german president is in cobble on his second visit -- on the second day of his visit to afghanistan -- in kabul.
. as we take a look into the americas, we have a low-pressure area starting to pull off toward the northeast. this is going to be creating all sorts of messy travel weather conditions throughout the next several days across the next central plains to the western great lakes. this low, see the lines really close together just off toward the north? it's indicating some 80 kilometer per hour winds, kicking up heavy snowfall, adding up to 30 centimeters, the storm continues to march toward the east and then toward the south, you have warm air and moisture inflow coming in. erupting the rick of severe weather. fast-moving storms from the west toward the east here. throughout your day on your wednesday evening, even into thursday as well. and coming by very gusty winds and heavy rainfall. the good news, doesn't look like the storms will be severe enough for tornadoes. take a look at this area. a little bit out of place. indicating dry weather. over here, moisture out of the gulf of mexico. here, out of the desert. that's creating fire weather conditions. if you have flammable items,
and central america was a past hundreds of years ago. -- whose heyday past hundreds of years ago. >> they are dancing according to an ancient mayan ritual in preparation for the end of the world. these days, the famous complex in guatemala is full of visitors. many tourists have come to experience the big day. >> there are mixed feelings. some believe the world is going to end. others believe it is the end of one era and the beginning of another. democrats are also gathering at mayan sites in mexico. tour groups from around the world have come with widely varying expectations, but not everyone thinks the world will come to an end on december 21. >> meet some beings of other species, and we are basically hoping to just ask them for help. >> that day has become too commercialized as the end of the world. it is simply the mayan calendar. as time goes on, we will realize there is a continuity. >> this year loan, mexico is expecting a total of 52 million tourists come 12 million more than last year. the mexican government has worked hard to attract extra visitors. >> on the side of th
. as we look over towards americas, severe weather has erupted across oklahoma and moving over to the lower mississippi river valley. we have this cold front attached to it. all this area actually across louisiana has been seeing tornado warnings. frequent lightning, even damaging hail coming out of this. then towards the north we have heavy snowfall likely across the central plains and into the great lakes regions. you're under a winter storm warnings at this time. a big problem across this area on christmas day, you have fewer snowplows on the road. it's going to create dangerous travel conditions. as the snow pulls across the northeast, new york, heavy rainfall, gusty winds, into the appalachians and even into new york state we'll see the risk of freezing rain. widespread power outages very well could be possibly on wednesday going into thursday. in the pacific northwest, storm activity moving in there. heavy snowfall into higher elevations, 30 centimeters, but the temperatures are cooling off in theidwest. winnipeg minus 22, chicago only 1 for your high. houston and oklahom
. let's take a look at the americas, we have that very significant comma cloud. that is continuing to push off toward the northeast. seeing severe weather across the southeast into the carolinas, even off toward virginia. already reports of tornadic activity coming out of the storm system. and now looks like that threat still is going to linger. farther towards the north, you will see the freezing rain. in new york, gusts up to 50 kilometers per hour. far away from the ocean, that's where you will see the freezing rain risk. power lines could be falling down once you get accumulation on top of them. over the past several days, snow extending toward the west. if you're curious on who actually had a white christmas out here, this is the snow depth in the united states and canada. you can see much of northern half of the u.s. toward canada, you have snow on the ground. actually, into some of the higher elevations in the rockies, 50 to 100 millimeters, isolated areas will see more than that. really widespread snowfall has been seen here and that's a really quick way to look at it. and
squabbling and come up with a compromise that will help put america's fiscal house in order. >> are both parties determined to go over the fiscal cliff together? let's bring in our washington correspondent for more on this. what can you tell us about the meeting coming up in less than an hour? what will the president talking about with the republican leadership? >> there are only six people who really know what is going on, and what will really happen at the white house, and they will not talk, but i expect them to talk about higher taxes for the wealthy. are the republicans willing to accept that? they will also talk about entitlement spending cuts. are the democrats willing to accept that the government will spend less money? if this is the case, then they might find common ground. one important issue, of course, is going to be the members of the tea party. they are saying compromise is a bad word. of course, it will be difficult for them to find a compromise, to bring them into the boat. >> we had the meeting today. we have the special session on sunday. do you expect a compromise, or
the freezing mark, minus 2 here on your friday. as we take a look over towards the americas, we have been watching this storm system push across the eastern u.s., now off towards new england. still have blizzard warnings in effect into maine extending out there towards the west and also dealing with that lake-effect snow, that cold air wrapping around this low-pressure system into ontario, lake ontario here, over towards lake erie, the southern portions is where you've been seeing very heavy snowfall. not to mention gusty winds continuing to occur all across this region. so blizzard conditions, whiteouts on the roads. if you do not have to drive, i'd recommend staying inside and riding this one out because that's going to be some very dangerous traveling conditions, not to mention airport delays and cancellations across much of this region. behind it conditions really clearing out here. chicago just above the freezing mark for your high on your thursday but it is expected to be sunny skies. same over there into denver, minus 3 for your high. down towards the south, houston, you're startin
head on into the americas, it's going to be another wet day for you along the west coast from b.c. down through northern california. you've hood had a bit of a break. another round of rain coming in. and some very strong winds here, too. not much changed since last week. another low moving here through eastern canada. that will bring maybe 30 centimeters of snow to northern ontario as well as quebec. blowing and drifting snow here, too, so, again, difficult driving conditions. along the cold front, it's not going to be too severe. you'll see a few thunderstorms in that rain, but certainly temperatures will be falling as the front passes. that said, though, we're seeing some unseasonably warm temperatures across the east at the moment. chicago, 19 degrees. 24 in oklahoma city. 19 for you in d.c. with 16 in new york city. all right. let's go now to europe. a very messy picture here. the western locations are starting to see a low and frontal system moving through. that's going to be producing plenty of precipitation. and a lot of it is going to be snow here, as well. the same goes for the
over towards the americas where a frontal area is pushing across the western great lakes here, continuing to push towards the east. this is bringing some snowfall for you, as well, southern ontario, a mix of rain and snow. some freezing rain is going to be on tap for you as this continues to push off to the east. and south of the freezing line, though, you're seeing some rain showers moving across portions of the ohio river valley and eventually off towards the east. but as we look into the gulf coast, things remain nice for you, houston with a high of 34, oklahoma city, high tler, and 19 in los angeles with a high of 20. now, as we take a look over towards europe, several low-pressure systems continue to move in across the west here. this is bringing some snow showers for the most part. some rain is going to be seen across the southern portions of the uk, though. what this is going to be bringing is the risk of flooding. last week you saw very significant flooding here, and the ground is already stamp rated so you do not need any more rainfall coming across this yair. speakin
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